Event Categories

Use the Categories filter to drill down into the massive 2023 program to see the events of most interest to you: Community & Culture; Film; Kids & Families; Music; Parties and Social Events; Performance; Sports; Talks, Tours & Workshops; Visual Arts; or Youth.

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Performance

Performance events may be further classified as CABARET, CIRCUS, COMEDY, DANCE, INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE, MUSICAL, SPOKEN WORD, THEATRE or VARIETY.

Performance
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Music

Events where live music is a key component of the performance. Music events may be further classified as CLASSICAL, ELECTRONIC or POPULAR MUSIC.

Music
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Visual Arts

VISUAL ARTS events are exhibitions in many different forms such as in traditional art galleries, on public billboards or as a feature in public areas of community buildings.

Visual Arts
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Film

Melbourne Queer Film Festival is the place to go to get your queer film fix, but we also have a few film delicacies for your enjoyment.

Film
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Community & Culture

COMMUNITY & CULTURE events may be further classified as DAY OUT, FAITH, MARKET, NETWORKING or FASHION events.

Community & Culture
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Talks, Tours and Workshops

Everything from discussion panels and history walks to a delectable array of participatory workshops.

Talks, Tours and Workshops
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Kids and Families

Events enabling rainbow families to see themselves represented on stage, something that rarely happens in mainstream media, and events that are designed to specifically appeal to kids and families.

Kids and Families
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Youth

Events of interest to young adults and mature kids - generally not accompanied by the parents.

Youth
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Parties and Social Events

Daytime parties, night time parties, pool parties, after parties (following Major Midsumma events) and social get-togethers.

Parties and Social Events

Sports

Community-oriented sporting activities where you're welcome to come along and try something new (or perhaps something you haven't done for a while).

Sports
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